Jessamine Chan Biography

Jessamine Chan is an American Fiction Writer. She has a lot of experience in content writing and editing as she has previously worked with Publishers weekly, Write by Night, Columbia University, and more. In 2017 she has been honored with Pushcart Prize and Grant award at The Elizabeth George Foundation. Recently she has written a book titled The School of Good Mothers and is under the limelight for the same.

Early Life

Jessamine Chan must be aged between 30-40 as she has not shared details about her birth date. She was born and raised in Chicago, United States of America. The information of her parents and siblings has been kept private and away from the limelight. Jessamine has completed her high school education but has not shared the details of her high school. In 1996 she went to Brown University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in English and American Literature. Later she went to Columbia University in New York City and received a Master’s Degree in M.F.A. in writing.

Jessamine Chan Career

After completing her education she started working at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She worked as Communication Officer and Editor, Capital Ideas till 2004 and was later promoted to work as an Executive Editor, Capital Ideas. In January 2009 she was hired as Fiction editor at Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art in New York. Next year she started working as an Instructor for the Undergraduate writing program at Columbia University in New York.

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In June 2011 she worked with Publishers Weekly as Nonfiction Reviews Editor. Later in September 2015, she worked as an Associate Fiction Editor for West Branch. The same year she worked with Write by Night as a Consultant and Coach. She has been honored at various foundations like The Dental Foundation, The Anderson Center, The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, and many more.

Social Media

Jessamine is an active user of social media and uses it as a medium to express her feeling and shares details about her upcoming projects. On her Instagram account, she has 2,417 followers and 1,178 following. She joined Twitter in November 2019 and has earned 1,981 followers.

Jessamine Chan Biography

Real Name Jessamine Chan
Birth Date 1982
Age (as of 2022) 40 Years
Birth Place Chicago, U.S.
Nationality American-Chinese
Profession Fiction Writer
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Shoe Size 6.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim




College Brown University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Gust
Children One
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Personal Life

Jessamine is married to her husband whose name is Gust. However, not much information has been given about her husband to the media. According to sources they have a daughter whose details have been kept private. She once mentioned that due to the covid-19 pandemic her daughter was not able to meet her grandparents. Currently, she is living happily with her daughter and husband in Chicago, United States.

Jessamine Chan Net Worth

Jessamine Chan must have earned a lot as an author. According to sources, the details about her net worth have been kept private and away from the limelight. She earns enough to meet her family expenditure.


  • She has earned honors in creative writing from Brown University.
  • Chan is fluent in English and Mandarin.
  • Capital Idea is a quarterly faculty research digest that covers topics on finance, macroeconomics, and corporate governance.
  • She created a syllabus and curriculum, lesson plans, writing exercises, and revision strategies at Columbia University in New York.
  • Jessica Chastain’s film will adapt her novel into a series with Jude Weng and Endeavour Content.
  • She managed a team of 45 reviewers at Publishers Weekly.
  • She was initially hired as Web Reviews Editor at Publishers Weekly.

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